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We hold regular events

We hold regular events, and our members are regular speakers at conferences and events. Events have been disrupted by the measures introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic but further information will be provided in due course.

The 2022 NCUP (Virtual) Annual Education lecture was delivered on 23 February 2022 by Professor Mike Watts who spoke on: "My family and other dyscientics". Links to the lecture can be found on YouTube and Podbean.

The 2021 NCUP (Virtual) Annual Education lecture was delivered on 17 February by Sir Anthony Seldon who spoke on: “A New Vision for Higher Education Post Covid-19: From Policy-Takers to Policy-Makers”.
For a report on the lecture and links to YouTube and a podcast please see here.

For an announcement on recent HEPI Publications see here.

NCUP Seminar series: Truth about Health- Sound Bites or Media Hype?

Online Seminar Series with three or more seminars (Final Dates to follow according to speaker availability). Further details can be found here.


Patron of NCUP

Baroness Pauline Perry

For a message from the NCUP’s patron, Baroness Pauline Perry, for the 2021 AGM, see here.

Baroness Perry is an educationalist, a Conservative politician and a member of the British House of Lords. She served as one of Her Majesty’s  Inspectors of Schools in England for 17 years, in 1981[…]

Advance notices

SAVE THE DATE: 2022 HEPI Annual Conference

Challenges for the future? The student experience, good governance and institutional autonomy

Thursday 9 June 2022
One Great George Street, London

Further details to follow

House of Lords Luncheon

Professor Dame Madeline Atkins

“From in-person teaching to avatars in the metaverse: just how many ‘realities’ will universities have to address in future?”

Cholmondeley Room & Terrace
The House of Lords
20th May 2022
11.45am – 2.30pm

Registration details

HEPI webinar on ‘Understanding China – The study of China and Mandarin in UK schools and universities’

Thursday 31 March 2022 at 9am to 10.15am
Registration details

2022 HEPI / Advance HE webinars

We are delighted to invite you to a series of events being jointly held by HEPI and Advance HE.

Please see the link below for details of the two events, giving details of the dates, times and guest speakers for both webinars. To register, please click on the Zoom links included here.

Back to the Future: Oral and Mental Health Across the Ages

Innovations in Education Brescia May 2022

Thursday 5th - Sunday 8th May 2022

Face to face activities are planned to be held at the Hotel Bellerive but will be reorganised according to changing circumstances

Hotel Bellerive
Via Pietro da Salò, 11Salò
Lake Garda
25087 Italy
+39 0365 520410

Full details and timetable here.

News in brief

For more details see HERE.

Below are details of a recent Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology which was co-edited by Professor Margaret Cox FNCUP and Professor Therese Laferriere.

Systemic Perspectives on New Alignments During COVID-19: Digital Challenges and Opportunities

Professor Barry Quinn FNCUP and Profssor Margaret Cox FNCUP have also published a paper in: Learning Leaders: Teaching and Learning Frameworks in Flux Impacted by the Global Pandemic

It is an online journal in English and French and all papers are downloadable.

Two NCUP Council members receive awards

On awards to NCUJP members, of a medal by the Faculty of Dental Practice (UK) to Professor Ken Eaton and of an honorary degree by the University of Maribor, Slovenia, to Professor Roger Watson
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Council member Barry Quinn in the news

Council member Dr Barry Quinn of King's College London volunteered to support the national vaccination programme and also participate in the King's Civic Challenge by working to distribute donated food in support of Borough Food Cooperative to help tackle food insecurity duding the pandemic. A report on the event can be found here.

Winners of NCUP Travel Awards Announced

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Brescia Colloquium May 2020

The Brescia 2020 Colloquium at Lake Garda scheduled for May this year was postponed until 7-9 May 2021 and a report on the event can be found here.